Advisory Boards and Commissions

How to apply

If you're interested in any of these opportunities, you can apply now online or request a paper form by calling 503-655-8751 or in person at the Public Services Building at 2051 Kaen Road in Oregon City.

Current Recruitments

Clackamas Workforce Partnership
This board has three vacancies, each of which carries a three-year term. The board is seeking volunteers representing (but not limited to) construction, labor, technology, farming and healthcare fields in Clackamas County. The Clackamas Workforce Partnership (CWP) is a business-led workforce development organization dedicated to taking a leadership role in forging a strong and vital partnership between business and the workforce development community, and fostering an accountable, market-driven and world-class public workforce system. The board of directors is made up of representatives from business, organized labor, education, economic development, community-based organizations, and local government. CWPs mission is to address critical workforce, educational, and training challenges, and develop a skilled workforce that meets the needs of business and strengthens the local economy of the county.

The deadline for applications is October 18. For more information, contact Amanda Amato at or 503-657-6644.
Opens : Jul. 19, 2018
Closes : Oct. 18, 2018

County Fair Board
This board has three openings, each of which carries a 3-year term. Members serve in an advisory capacity to the Board of County Commissioners while acting as the policy-making body of the Clackamas County Fairgrounds and Event Center.

The County Fair Board has the exclusive management of the ground and all other property owned, leased, used, or controlled by the county and devoted to the use of the County Fair. The board is entrusted and charged with the entire business management and financial responsibilities of the Clackamas County Fairgrounds and the Event Center. In order that the fairgrounds and buildings are utilized to the fullest extent, the board at all times has the authority to provide facilities for public and private events throughout the year. Meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month in Canby.

The deadline to apply is Oct. 10. For more information, contact the Fair and Event Center office at 503-266-1136.
Opens : Sep. 20, 2018
Closes : Oct. 10, 2018

Solid Waste Commission
This commission has two openings, each of which carries a four-year term. Members make recommendations to the BCC after reviewing rate changes, monitoring franchise agreements, and reviewing changes in legislation affecting solid waste management and recycling.

The application deadline is September 30. For more information contact Rick Winterhalter at or call 503-742-4466.
Opens : May. 31, 2018
Closes : Sep. 30, 2018